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FOX
Dec 10, 2012 4:00am PST
, representing a nearly $1.9 billion loss for the company. groupon stock popped following rumors that google might be planning a takeover. groupon shares hit $4.69, the highest level in 3 weeks, after rumors spread that google could be considering a buy of the coupon company. groupon rejected a $6- billion bid from google prior to going public. but bloomberg news reports since groupon's market share has fallen in value, google is considering another offer. both google and groupon have declined comment. google is turning into a shopper's friend this christmas. 80% of people are googling their research on christmas purchases before buying. however, julia krueger of google says this doesn't necessarily mean shopping habits are transitioning to online- only. "they want to feel confident about what they're buying, and feel like they are getting a good value. so not everybody looks for the lowest price, but very often they want to feel good about the price they are paying. so even if it's within a few dollars, it may be a better purchase for someone to buy it locally or to be able to know that the
FOX
Dec 11, 2012 4:00am PST
passengers. apple and google reportedly are forming a rather odd alliance. the two rivals are making a joint bid for a bundle of kodak patents. according to bloomberg news, the combined bid is $500 million. kodak could get an $830 million loan to get out of bankruptcy by selling its patents. holiday hiring is on track to set a record this year. retailers have added more than 619,000 jobs in the last two months, up 19% from last year. if 140,000 more people are hired this season it will break a record set in 2000 of 760,000 hires - the most ever. stores are bulking up staffs to stay open longer. macy's just revealed last week it will remain open for 48 hours straight the weekend prior to christmas. apps on smart phones and ipads may be spying on your children. the federal trade commission found that most mobile apps for kids are secretly collecting information such as phone numbers, locations and other private information without parents' knowledge. the ftc study shows how interactive apps, purchased through the google apple stores, could share id information with advertising networks or oth
FOX
Dec 12, 2012 4:30am PST
and use. yahoo remains the top e-mail service but google is gaining ground. they had a key role when she worked for google. >>> now the pope sent out his first tweet at 2:30 and it started out by saying, quote, i am pleased to get in touch with you by twitter. they have 1 million followers in english and four other languages. >>> it is the date many couples have been waiting for. thousandels are expected to tie the knot on 12 / 12 / 12. doctors are also seeing an increase in the number of cesarian birth and if you didn't get -- births and if you didn't get it, you can always fix that. >>> you will never forget your anniversary date, sal would you if you were married on 12 / 12 / 12? >> you never know, you always need remindders. >>> you should give yourself extra time and driving on the roads could be tricky and stopping distance will be a little bit greater and right now we don't have that many crashes but we have slower speeds because of the wet roads. the traffic is moving along relatively well. we are getting word of a minor accident on 87 northbound 101 in san jose which is already
FOX
Dec 7, 2012 4:00am PST
for this week. coming up monday, how people are turning to google for christmas gift ideas. from all of us at first business, thank you for watching, and happy chanukah! >>> tragedy at last nights raider game. the fall that led to a fan being seriously injured. >>> two south bay restaurants evacuated after a fire. the reason the recent storms is to blame. >>> a strong earthquake jolts the same area of last years quake and tsunami. >>> good morning, everybody it's friday, december 7th i'm brian flores. >> and i'm pam cook. time now almost 4:30. rosemary orozco is in for steve today. so after the big storm steve decided he needed ha little break. >> he's a little tired. good morning, to you. happy friday. we are in for a dry weekend. modest warming trend under way. we are waking up a lo
FOX
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm PST
from 56% in 2011. this comes as google's android tablet products are set to increase their share to 42.7%. that's up from 39.8% in 2011. >>> showers kind of lingering in the south bay now but things are clearing out. it was a wet morning commute for sure and really slowed thingses down on the roadways. if you're watching this morning, that's all they were talking about. the rain came down hard and heavy for awhile and now it's mostly gone. most of it is down here in the south bay in the morgan hill area. the activity is really light at this point although morgan hill moderate to light rain fall right there on the highway so you've got a little bit of slowdown there but quickly passing through the area. when it drys out it's going to cool off and be foggy in the morning hours so temperatures going to be in the upper 40s, low 50s. dew points are in the low 50s, upper 40s so when the dew point temperature is reechd, you're going to get fog, inland valley fog, lots of places tomorrow morning. so if you're used to having fog you're going to get it again tomorrow morning especially this time
FOX
Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm PST
in a lunch this morning. google says it was a global service disruption but after 5- 10 minutesb the service was -- minutes the service was back online. >>> the federal trade commission announced it is investigating certain mobile apps to app. they can capture a child's location, phone numbers and more. the fcc did not specify which companies it is investigating. the act requires companies to gets parental consent before collecting information from children. >>> the vote on facebook's privacy policy ended today. they will go ahead with the policy changes. the vote was 7-1 against the changes. facebook rules require 30% of subscribers to vote. only .07% voted in the election that ended today. >>> george hw abush remains -- george h. w. bush remains hospitalized. he is 88 years old. he is making progress but doctors haven't set a date for discharge. and doctors in south africa plan to perform more tests on nelson mandela who is 94 years old. he was admitted to the hospital over the weekend but no details were released about why he was hospitalized. >>> ford plans to update software to try to s
FOX
Dec 10, 2012 7:00am PST
metal card. >>> 7:24. san francisco police and google plus, teaming up to keep bikes from being stolen. a workshop tonight at 6:00 will show how to protect bikes and how the police investigate bike thefts. it will show how the -- the best locks to use on the bikes and how to keep bikes safe. the workshop is 6 -- at 6:00 at google san francisco on spear street. you have to register in advance. >>> if you can't bike to work or school, you have to take a car, let's check in with sal. the east shore pretty crowded -- crowded? >> it is. you can see it's heavy here westbound. that's kind of a long line getting to the bay bridge. we had several stalled cars. kind of a bad morning for the bridge. not a lot of accidents but just broken down cars on that span. now here we are looking at a huge toll plaza delay of 40 minutes before you make it unless you are in the carpool lane, it will be 40 gets getting to the bay bridge. 580 is backed up as well. you need to give yourself extra time or consider public transportation. we're looking at the nimitz freeway. some people may want to think about the
FOX
Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
. the move is a challenge to google's double click service. >>> a san francisco bakery grew a crowd at a new restaurant this morning. people lined up early outside the bakery in the shopping center. they gave the first 100 people in line vouchers for a free loaf every day for a year. they also gave the food bank free bread for a year and a free loaf to anyone who brought donations for the food book. >>> let's check in with bill here. >> we are drying out. as you know, the ground is wet, nights are long, it is cool. high pressure is here. fog forms and that is -- when you see the fog, you know we are in a stable weather pattern and it isn't going to rain. the fog is an indicator of the strong high pressure. fog in the inland bay valleys. fog tomorrow morning. more thick. and harder to see through, especially in the napa area, that is what you expect. if you have travel, going to the mountains, but getting through the valley in the early morning, late night, could be an issue. be careful. it loves that central valley right now because it is really wet. standing water. and there is a lot of sta
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